KUTIP 200KG SAMPAH DALAM MASA SEJAM

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Seramai 170 sukarelawan Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) terlibat mengutip sampah sempena program khidmat komuniti Trash Here di sekitar Jalan Bukit Hantu di Pualau Langkawi, Kedah baru-baru ini.

Pada program itu, mereka berjaya mengumpulkan lebih 200 kilogram (kg) sampah dalam masa hanya satu jam.

Menurut pensyarah universiti tersebut, Muhammad Fauzi Mokhtar, program anjuran Pejabat Pembangunan Pelajar dan Alumni Kolej Seni dan Sains (UUM CAS) dengan kerjasama Environment Idaman Sdn. Bhd. dan SW Corp. itu merupakan satu inisiatif untuk mengurangkan kadar sampah di sekitar Langkawi.

UUM WINS THE GLOBAL GOLD MEDAL AT THE GREEN WORLD AWARDS 2016 FOR EDUCATION & TRAINING

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UUM ONLINE: Following its success of being listed in the UI GreenMetric World University Ranking, UUM again brought honour to the nation when it secured the gold medal at the Green World Awards 2016 For Education & Training, in Bucheon, South Korea, recently.

As the Global Gold Winner, UUM will receive the Green Apple trophy and the certificate and logo for Green World Awards winners. By virtue of winning this prize, UUM was also chosen as the Ambassador of Green World 2016/2017. The formal award presentation ceremony will take place in London on 11 November.

The Green World Awards is organised by The Green Organisation, an international body established in 1994 as an independent, non-profit, and non-political organisation, and it recognizes and rewards organisations that promote the best practices in environmental care around the world.

ELECTRIC PEDAL-ASSISTED BICYCLES (EPAB) PROMOTES GREEN MOBILITY IN CAMPUS

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UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) was among the six public universities in Malaysia selected to receive 200 electric pedal-assisted bicycles (EPAB).

UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Ishak received the EPAB on behalf of the university from the Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Dato' Seri Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili during the Launching Ceremony of the International Greentech and Eco Products Exhibition and Conference Malaysia (IGEM) 2016 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) this morning.

Yang Berhormat Dato' Seri Dr. Maximus said, the handing over of the electric pedal-assisted bicycles was part of the government’s efforts to promote the 'green mobility' initiative among the younger generation.

CJ ON WHY MANY FIRMS NOT AFRAID TO CARRY OUT HARMFUL ACTIVITIES

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SINTOK: The lack of environmental awareness among lawyers in the country is seen as the reason why many qaurters are unafraid of carrying out activities that could harm the environment.

Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak, Tan Sri Richard Malanjum said parties such as agriculture-based companies dared to strip hills of trees and pollute river.

SOS: SAVE OUR SHORES: MAN IN THE MANGROVE

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Alor Setar: Seramai 200 mahasiswa tempatan dan luar negara bergembleng tenaga menanam 600 anak pokok bakau sepanjang pesisir Pantai Kuala Ibus, Kuala Kedah dekat sini, pada program SOS: Save Our Shores: Man in the Mangrove Siri 2, baru-baru ini.

Mereka adalah pelajar Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) dan Politeknik METrO Tasek Gelugor, selain Universitas Komputer Indonesia serta Sekolah Tinggi Manajemen Informatika dan Komputer, Indonesia

LET'S GO PUNTING IN SINTOK RIVER!

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UUM ONLINE: Punting refers to boating in a punt. The punt is a long, narrow and flat-bottomed boat with a square-cut bow and straight sides, designed for use in shallow waters. The punt is made of white pine, white cedar or cypress wood.

The punt is propelled forward with the use of a long pole made of spruce wood or aluminium and composites. The punter generally propels the punt by pushing against the river bed with the pole.

Punts were originally built as cargo boats or platforms for fowling and angling. According to the history of punting, the punt became very popular on the Thames, England between 1860 and 1880. In addition, around the 1900s, the punt became popular in Cambridge that is on the river Cam and on the river Cherwell in Oxford. 

DISCOVER UUM 2016 GIVES PROMINENCE TO UUM AS THE FINEST EDUTOURISM AND ECOTOURISM DESTINATION

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UUM ONLINE: In keeping with Discover Kedah 2016 programme, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has initiated a momentous programme aptly called Discover UUM 2016. This initiative promotes the rich and scenic beauty of UUM campus, which is also home to an assortment of precious and exotic flora and fauna.

Besides highlighting the natural scenic beauty of UUM campus, Discover UUM 2016 serves as a platform for UUM to draw attention to other notable merits which includes entrepreneurship and management in the university. This programme is part of the university income generation strategy and this will certainly produce a significant impact on the university promotional activities at the regional and international arena.

UUM VICE-CHANCELLOR DELIVERED A LECTURE AT THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON UI GREENMETRIC

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UUM ONLINE: Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak received an invitation to deliver a lecture on the implementation of the green concept and the balance between green forest with development of the university at The 2nd International Workshop on UI GreenMetric in Depok, Jakarta, Indonesia, recently.

Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa delivered a lecture entitled "The University in a Green Forest - Towards Eco-friendly Campus" and shared his current experience helming the green campus of UUM with other participants.

The second international workshop regarding UI GreenMetric was attended by nearly 150 esteemed participants including the Rectors / the Presidents of the universities from around the world namely the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Austria, Pakistan, India, Japan, Korea and the United States of America.

MEMBURU GAMBAR BURUNG

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Hobi 'memburung' mendorong seorang pengurus jualan kenderaan mengembara ke seluruh negara dan Asia Tenggara sejak enam tahun lalu, semata-mata merakamkan gambar pelbagai aksi burung sebagai koleksi peribadi.

VICE-CHANCELLOR VISITS DISCOVER UUM 2016 LAUNCH SITE

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UUM ONLINE: The Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak visited the Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)  Ostrich Farm yesterday to assess the preparations made  in conjunction with the Discover UUM 2016 programme.

The Ostrich Farm has been cited as the site for the launch of the Discover UUM 2016 programme which will be officiated by the Minister of Higher Education, Yang Berusaha Dato' Seri Idris Jusoh in May.

The Vice-Chancellor was briefed on matters relating to the launching ceremony of the Discover UUM 2016 by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni), Assoc. Prof. Dr Abdul Malek Abdul Karim.